Pillars: Philanthropy News
16 November 2020

New UVA Inn at Darden, Arboretum, Botanical Gardens to Enhance the Darden Academic Experience

Construction of the new Frank M. Sands Sr. (MBA ’63) UVA Inn at Darden and Conference Center for Lifelong Learning is set to begin later this academic year with completion in 2023.

14 October 2020

Alumni Power UVA Darden’s Expanded Real Estate Education Offerings

With a gift of $100,000, three alumni who have built successful careers in commercial real estate have started a fund to help Darden students with similar aspirations.

15 September 2020

UVA Darden Alumni Step Up to Honor Professor Emeritus C. Ray Smith

“C. Ray Smith understood the power of a tightknit community, which is why he has been such a valued lifelong mentor to me and thousands of his former students at Darden."

09 September 2020

Lem Lewis Award Recipient: ‘I Knew I Wanted to Be in a Position of Service to Greater Society’

Tre Tennyson received one of Darden’s most prestigious awards: the Lemuel E. Lewis Bicentennial Award for Global Leadership, a scholarship award made possible by a philanthropic gift from Lem Lewis.

06 August 2020

Generous Annual Fund Support Powers Immediate Impact for UVA Darden Students and Faculty

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced another banner year for fundraising, with $37.1 million in new commitments.

10 June 2020

On Being Honored in Brick and Mortar: Q&A With Professor Emeritus C. Ray Smith

As part of a record gift to the School, Frank M. Sands Sr. (MBA ’63) dedicated $7.2 million as a challenge match in Smith’s honor to fully renovate C. Ray Smith Alumni Hall into a hub for alumni engagement and lifelong learning.